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Canberra in Miniature, exhibition by Arlene Williams and Cheryl Hodges

I Intricate paintings depicting images of Canberra up close and from a distance to be opened 5.30 pm on Thursday 14 th ...

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Botanical art beginners’ workshop with Helen Burrows

This intensive four-day course provides an introduction to botanical art via pencil and watercolour. Students will begin to develop skills ...

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Fundamentals of Botanic Drawing with Lesley Elkan and Catherine Wardrop

Through a series of exercises, Catherine and Lesley, illustrators of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, will take you through the ...

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Painting Small Birds with Kerriann Indorato

Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird ...

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Exhibition Preparation Class with Kate Nolan

It is exciting to be chosen to exhibit your artwork, but there are lots of little tips and tricks which ...

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Including an Insect in your Botanic Art with Kate Nolan

Adding an Insect to your botanical artwork is a great way to make it fascinating and unique. In this 2-day ...

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Drawn from Nature: Australian Botanical Paintings

Exhibiting artists: Beverly Allen, Annie Hughes, Angela Lober, and Julie Nettleton    

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Studies in Nature;Nine artists from the Western Region of Victoria, Australia

Nine artists have joined together to present in this exhibition artworks that feature a wide range of Natural History subjects in ...

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FLORA 2017 The Art and Science of the Plant Botanical Art Society of Australia

Please be reminded that the exhibition is called “Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant.”  If you are entering ...

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John Pastoriza Pinol Art Class

This workshop is for students who have completed an introduction to Botanical Art and would be at an intermediate to ...

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Scientific Illustration with Elkan and Wardrop

In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine ...

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World Wide Exhibition of Botanical Art 2018 'Linking people to plants through botanical art 'Linking people to plants through botanical art'

In May 2018 the Botanical Art Society of Australia, (BASA) as part of a world-wide exhibition of botanical art, will ...

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Harlequin beetle by Sandra Sanger

reFraming Nature Exhibition 2017 Advance Notice

  Calling all artists – reframing Nature 2017. From October 7-22 2017, we will be holding the next instalment of reFraming ...

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Documentary on six Australian Botanical artists, produced by Botanical artist David Reynolds Bota

Over the past two and a half years David has been writing, directing and filming an hour long documentary on ...

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The Florilegium; A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history

A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history The Florilegium The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Celebrating 200 years A beautiful, 224 page ...

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Future BASA Exhibitions

Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant
30 August – 12 September 2017 at the Palm House, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

 

STOP PRESS !  WORLDWIDE BOTANICAL ART EXHIBITION – May 2018

A worldwide collaboration linking people to plants through contemporary botanical art will be held in May 2018. Exhibition venues in over 16 countries around the world will all hold special events on May 18, 2018 – a Worldwide Day of Botanical Art following the sun from venue to venue. The Exhibition in Australia will be held in Canberra  . <read more>

Calendar of Botanical Art Events

Jul 25 – Jul 28 all-day
12:00 am
Small group workshops in Hunters Hill Drawing and painting workshop Maximum 5 students. Botanical drawing & painting.  
John Pastoriza Pinol Art Class @ Joseph Maiden Theatre
Aug 8 – Aug 10 all-day
John Pastoriza Pinol Art Class @ Joseph Maiden Theatre | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
This workshop is for students who have completed an introduction to Botanical Art and would be at an intermediate to advanced level. The class involves a three day painting project and John will help each[...]
12:00 am
Adding an Insect to your botanical artwork is a great way to make it fascinating and unique. In this 2-day course Kate will give you the know-how to paint a bee or other insect as[...]
12:00 am
It is exciting to be chosen to exhibit your artwork, but there are lots of little tips and tricks which can help you present it at exhibition in the best possible way. This one-day course[...]
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day
12:00 am
Through a series of exercises, Catherine and Lesley, illustrators of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, will take you through the fundamentals of producing the perfect tonal drawing.  Covering proportion, perspective, foreshortening, composition and tone, students[...]
12:00 am
Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird in your garden? In this two day course in the studio, we will be looking[...]
12:00 am
Please be reminded that the exhibition is called “Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant.”  If you are entering artwork which includes insects, birds or animals the ‘Flora’ has to be the main feature.[...]
Canberra in Miniature, exhibition by Arlene Williams and Cheryl Hodges @ Wilbur's Cafe Bar | Hackett | Australian Capital Territory | Australia
12:00 am
I Intricate paintings depicting images of Canberra up close and from a distance to be opened 5.30 pm on Thursday 14 th September Tuesdays 7.30am -4 pm Wednesday-Sunday 7.30 am -9pm
Oct 7 – Oct 22 all-day
12:00 am
  Calling all artists – reframing Nature 2017. From October 7-22 2017, we will be holding the next instalment of reFraming Nature which will have a Natural History theme. Entry requirements for artists will be[...]
12:00 am
  Come and enjoy yourself with a pencil, pen and paint brush, and learn from an experienced artist who will teach you new skills and help to further develop the skills that you already have.[...]
12:00 am
  Come and enjoy yourself with a pencil, pen and paint brush, and learn from an experienced artist who will teach you new skills and help to further develop the skills that you already have.[...]
12:00 am
  Come and enjoy yourself with a pencil, pen and paint brush, and learn from an experienced artist who will teach you new skills and help to further develop the skills that you already have.[...]
12:00 am
In May 2018 the Botanical Art Society of Australia, (BASA) as part of a world-wide exhibition of botanical art, will hold a juried exhibition in Canberra of flora native to Australia. It will be synchronized[...]